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Bare-rooted maiden trees on Gisela 5 (dwarf), Colt (semi-vigorous) or F.12.1 (vigorous) rootstock

Barerooted trees (supplied November/December 2014-April 2015)
  Unit Price (euro)
1 tree 2-9 trees 10-49 trees 49-199 trees 200+ trees
Cherry maidens (F.12.1, Colt, and Gisela 5 rootstocks)
24.00
23.00
21.00
17.30
15.20.

Black Oliver                                
Eating cherry. Dark red to black fruit, soft and juicy. Very productive and resistant to canker. Cropping early to mid August.
Not self fertile. (pollinators Stella, Sweetheart, Morello). Colt rootstock only

Celeste                               
Eating cherry. Large dark red fruit, sweet. Naturally dwarf habit. Cropping early to late July. Canada 1990.
Self fertile. Colt rootstock only

Early Rivers                                
Eating cherry. Large, dark red fruit, excellent flavour. Resistant to splitting but susceptible to canker. Very early - cropping mid to late June. Sawbridgeworth 1869.
Not self fertile (pollinators Merton Glory, Lapins, Noir de Guben). Not available 2014/15

Kordia                               
Eating cherry. Reddish-violet fruit, slightly acidic but sweet. Cropping mid to late August. Czech republic.
Not self fertile (pollinators Stella, Sweetheart, Morello). Discontinued

Lapins Cherokee                               
Eating cherry. Dark red fruit, slightly acidic. Very productive and good split resistance. Cropping late July to early August. Canada 1984.
Self fertile and very good early pollinator. Not available 2014/15

Merchant   (New addition 2014/2015)                        
Early eating cherry. Dark red fruit with very good flavour. Cropping early to mid July. Norfolk 1976.
Not self fertile (pollinators Merton Glory, Stella, Lapins). Available only on F.12.1 rootstock

Merton Glory                               
Eating cherry. Large yellow fruit with a red flush that are often ignored by the birds. Juicy with excellent flavour. Very resistant to canker but susceptible to splitting. Cropping late June to mid July. Surrey 1931.
One of our favourite varieties. Not self fertile (pollinators Black Oliver, Lapins, Merchant, Celest). Available on Gisela 5, Colt and F.12.1 rootstocks.

Morello                                                 
The most popular and reliable cooking cherry, and tolerant of a wide variety of conditions. Excellent for jams and cooking. Cropping late July to early August. Originally bred from Romanian stock. Self fertile. Available on Colt and F.12.1 rootstocks.

Noir de Guben                                
Eating cherry. Dark red or black fruit, juicy with good flavour. Prolific with naturally compact habit. Good resistance to splitting. Cropping late July to early August. Germany.
Not self fertile (pollinators Early Rivers, Lapins, Merton Glory). Available only on F.12.1 rootstocks

Penny                              
Eating cherry. Very high quality almost black fruit, large and firm. Very high yielding. Good resistance to disease. Cropping late August to early September. Kent 1998.
Partially self fertile (pollinators Stella, Sweetheart). Available on Gisela 5 and Colt rootstocks

Petit Noir                              
Eating cherry. The name relates to the size of the tree not the fruit, which is large and black. Good flavour. Cropping August.
Self fertile. Available only on Colt rootstock

Regina                              
Eating cherry. Reddish-black sweet and aromatic fruit. Some split resistance but rather prone to canker. Spreading tree. Cropping mid to late July. Germany.
Not self fertile (pollinators Stella, Sweetheart, Morello). Discontinued

Skeena                              
High quality eating cherry. Dark red fruit, sweet with good flavour. Spreading tree. Cropping early to mid August. Canada 2000.
Self fertile. Not available 2014/15

Stella                                                
A large dark and juicy eating cherry with good flavour. Very reliable - still one of the best self fertile eating cherries. Cropping mid to late July. Canada 1968. Self fertile, good late pollinator. One of our most popular varieties. Available on
Gisela 5, Colt and F.12.1 rootstocks.

Summer Sun                              
Exceptionally hardy eating cherry. Dark red fruit with exquisite taste and good texture. Crops well in cool conditions but fruit prone to splitting in wet weather.. Cropping late July to early August. Norwich 1970. Partially self-fertile (pollinators Stella, Sweetheart). Available on Colt and F.12.1 rootstocks

Sweetheart                              
Eating cherry. Red, firm, well flavored fruit. Large juicy fruit with great flavour and texture. Begins fruiting at young age. Heavy cropper and good resistance to cracking. Produces fruit over long period. In spite of the profusion of newer varieties, still one of the best choices. Late August to mid September. Canada 1990. Self fertile, good late pollinator. Gisela 5, Colt and F.12.1 rootstocks.

Van                              
Eating cherry. Large black fruit, good flavour. Compact tree. Grown in Norway. Cropping mid to late July. Canada 1944.
Not self fertile (pollinators Stella, Sweetheart, Morello). Not available 2014/15

Vega                              
Eating cherry. Large yellowy red fruit . Less likely to be eaten by birds. Begins fruiting at young age. Cropping early to mid August. Canada. Not self fertile (pollinators Stella, Sweetheart). Available only on Colt rootstocks.

Unless indicated otherwise, all varieties listed will be available from December 2014